Worst Team Next Year

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Worst 2017-18 Team

1-Nets
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31%
2-Bulls
72
28%
3-Magic
13
5%
4-Lakers
19
7%
5-Suns
10
4%
6-Kings
5
2%
7-Knicks
19
7%
8-Philly
5
2%
9-ATL
37
14%
 
Total votes: 260

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Re: Worst Team Next Year 

Post#21 » by TTP » Mon Jul 17, 2017 12:00 pm

The Laker Kid wrote:Lakers for sure. That's what everyone thinks anyway


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Nets, Bulls, Hawks, Suns, Pacers, Kings, Knicks should be the bottom 7 in some order. Would guess that the Nets end up worst but wouldn't be surprised by any of them.
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Re: Worst Team Next Year 

Post#22 » by DarkHawk » Mon Jul 17, 2017 12:14 pm

I think Indy will be the worst but they're not on that list for some reason.
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Re: Worst Team Next Year 

Post#23 » by ILikeLollies » Mon Jul 17, 2017 12:19 pm

Nets to me are better then last year while their are 3 teams in the East who will be keeping an eye on how high they will be drafting i.e. bulls, pavers, hawks. I also think they'll add another decent player or 2 before the trade deadline.

Last year as well I think I don't think any team in the East was going out of it's way to lose games, that won't be the case this year.
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Re: Worst Team Next Year 

Post#24 » by pipfan » Mon Jul 17, 2017 1:56 pm

I did forget the Pacers, but no way they are bottom three. Their organization won't tank-and they have some ok talent.

Turner/Young/Joseph/Olidapo-they'll win 30 at least
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Re: Worst Team Next Year 

Post#25 » by Golabki » Mon Jul 17, 2017 2:27 pm

bigpimpatl wrote:The Hawks are by far the worst team. They lost THREE starters: Millsap, THJ, and Howard. Schroeder is basically the best player on the team. And he can be wishy-washy.

They might not have a top 100 player in the league... but they'll be competent everywhere and they are well coached. I think they'd be around 30 wins... a clear step above the bottom dwellers.
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Re: Worst Team Next Year 

Post#26 » by Brauer » Mon Jul 17, 2017 2:30 pm

Homerism aside, I hope the Nets or the Bulls get the #1 pick. I want to see these teams get young talent once again. Also, let's hope Bagley reclassifies so we can have that Bagley/Porter/Doncic/Ayton/Bamba combo to lead it all up
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Re: Worst Team Next Year 

Post#27 » by Golabki » Mon Jul 17, 2017 2:31 pm

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PlatinumState wrote:Gonna be the Knicks if they trade Melo

I hope you're got damned right

Yeah - the Knicks, if they lose Melo, will have absolutely no one to run an offense through. They could be an absolute dumpster fire on offense and a bottom 10 defense pretty easily.
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Re: Worst Team Next Year 

Post#28 » by DaGawd » Mon Jul 17, 2017 2:33 pm

Golabki wrote:
DaGawd wrote:
PlatinumState wrote:Gonna be the Knicks if they trade Melo

I hope you're got damned right

Yeah - the Knicks, if they lose Melo, will have absolutely no one to run an offense through. They could be an absolute dumpster fire on offense and a bottom 10 defense pretty easily.

KP+Porter/Doncic should be the plan this coming season
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Re: Worst Team Next Year 

Post#29 » by Eleqtrique » Mon Jul 17, 2017 2:41 pm

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Re: Worst Team Next Year 

Post#30 » by RaptorsLife » Mon Jul 17, 2017 2:46 pm

Chicago has an awful roster and awful coach

Other tanking teams have Atleast a decent coach

No offense to bulls but I think it's them
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Re: Worst Team Next Year 

Post#31 » by LeBron_da_Don » Mon Jul 17, 2017 2:47 pm

The Magic are going to stink up the joint next season.
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Re: Worst Team Next Year 

Post#32 » by JXL » Mon Jul 17, 2017 3:13 pm

Golabki wrote:
DaGawd wrote:
PlatinumState wrote:Gonna be the Knicks if they trade Melo

I hope you're got damned right

Yeah - the Knicks, if they lose Melo, will have absolutely no one to run an offense through. They could be an absolute dumpster fire on offense and a bottom 10 defense pretty easily.


So they can't run an offense through KP? Even with Melo, they were 18th in offense, triangle or not.
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Re: Worst Team Next Year 

Post#33 » by Golabki » Mon Jul 17, 2017 3:20 pm

JXL wrote:
Golabki wrote:
DaGawd wrote:I hope you're got damned right

Yeah - the Knicks, if they lose Melo, will have absolutely no one to run an offense through. They could be an absolute dumpster fire on offense and a bottom 10 defense pretty easily.


So they can't run an offense through KP? Even with Melo, they were 18th in offense, triangle or not.

I love KP, but if you're plan is to run 50 KP isos a game as your best offense... you're going to be losing a lot of games 70 to 100
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Re: Worst Team Next Year 

Post#34 » by JXL » Mon Jul 17, 2017 3:44 pm

Golabki wrote:
JXL wrote:
Golabki wrote:Yeah - the Knicks, if they lose Melo, will have absolutely no one to run an offense through. They could be an absolute dumpster fire on offense and a bottom 10 defense pretty easily.


So they can't run an offense through KP? Even with Melo, they were 18th in offense, triangle or not.

I love KP, but if you're plan is to run 50 KP isos a game as your best offense... you're going to be losing a lot of games 70 to 100


It's not going to be KP isos, it has to be ball movement and equal shot opportunities.

You know the Knicks were dead last in fastbreak points the last 3 years? Melo isos kill the flow cause it was all half-court.
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Re: Worst Team Next Year 

Post#35 » by Capn'O » Mon Jul 17, 2017 3:51 pm

<------- God willing... there are some really bad teams though. It will be a battle.


Golabki wrote:I love KP, but if you're plan is to run 50 KP isos a game as your best offense... you're going to be losing a lot of games 70 to 100


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Re: Worst Team Next Year 

Post#36 » by Ramed Nazored » Mon Jul 17, 2017 3:53 pm

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Re: Worst Team Next Year 

Post#37 » by Bertrob » Mon Jul 17, 2017 3:56 pm

Pretty clearly the Nets. They have a dearth of talent
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Re: Worst Team Next Year 

Post#38 » by LeMasta » Mon Jul 17, 2017 3:57 pm

Probably the Suns. Playing in a strong conference and they haven't improved as much as the other teams. They will probably tank deliberately next year too.

Purely looking on paper it could be either the Hawks, Bulls or Nets. We'll have to see how their players develop over the season.
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Re: Worst Team Next Year 

Post#39 » by Dan Z » Mon Jul 17, 2017 4:08 pm

I think Schroder is better than many people think, but agree that Atlanta's roster isn't very good right now.
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Re: Worst Team Next Year 

Post#40 » by LofJ » Mon Jul 17, 2017 4:15 pm

I expect both the Bulls and the Suns to trade what few veterans they have on the roster (Bledsoe, Lopez, Wade, Dudley) and to go all in with playing time for their young guys. I think they'll finish one-two with the edge to the Bulls being the worst because they have less young talent.

I think the Hawks, Nets, Kings, Knicks, Mavs, and Pacers will round out the rest of the bottom; but the Bulls and Suns will be worse.
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